Inspirations by Brit + Co!

Fun & Easy Summer Projects

Photo from Interweave Yarn Fest 2016

Hey there, fiber friends! Whenever Thursday rolls around, we usually find ourselves starting to feel sluggish. Can’t Friday just hurry up and get here?! In an attempt to banish our recurring case of the Thursday blues, we decided to make today all about fun, colorful fiber inspirations, featuring cute and simple projects from one of our favorite creative destinations–Brit + Co

If you have yet to experience the magic that is Brit + Co, get this: It’s essentially your one-stop-online-shop for DIY’s, Instagram-worthy recipes, home decor inspo and even career advice. Basically, it’s your place to let your inner #GirlBoss run wild. AND, they happen to have lots of easy, cute-as-can-be fiber DIY’s! Take a look at some of our favorites….

Crochet DIY: 19 Cozy Crochet DIY Projects for Your Home

Favorite Project: CROCHET WATERMELON COASTERS PATTERN

Image + Project Source: https://midwesternmoms.com/crochet-watermelon-coasters-pattern/

May your summer cocktails rest stylishly upon these darling watermelon coasters. These would make a fab bridal shower or birthday gift!

 

Simple Knit: Hand Knit the Coziest Hygge Blanket EVER, With Zero Knitting Experience

Image Source: https://www.brit.co/hand-knit-hygge-blanket/

We’ve all seen these giant knit blankets spilled all over our Pinterest feeds, and we found an easy-peasy DIY to create one on your own! We suggest making a few of these over the next few months, and giving them as gifts over the holidays!

 

Macrame DIY: 16 Macrame Projects to DIY This Summer

Favorite Project: Macrame Bracelet 

Image Source: http://honestlywtf.com/diy/diy-macrame-bracelet/

This is what happens when there’s a head-on collision between our two DIY favorites–fiber art and jewelry! Customize your wrist candy by using your favorite color of knotting cord and beads.

 

Quick Knit: 13 Knitting Projects Perfect for Beginners

Favorite Project: Headband 

Image Source: http://craftsnob.com/2011/06/knitting-101-part-3/

We know, we know. You’re more than likely not a beginner, BUT sometimes it’s fun to whip up a simple and cute project, like this turban-style headband! We suggest pinning a fun flower on your creation to make it summertime-chic.

There you have it! Our top list of fun, easy fiber projects found on Brit + Co. But now we’re curious–what kind of creative fun have you been enjoying this summer? Leave us a comment below, and tell us all about you current projects! As always, thanks for joining us for another post here on the Interweave Yarn Fest Blog. We’ll see you next time!


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